Category: Renfrewshire

“I really wanted to be a part of something that was trying to make a difference in the community” Job Success for Invest Intern Megan

Megan Milligan is one of scores of Renfrewshire residents to get a permanent job after an Invest in Renfrewshire Graduate Internship. She is now a Project Assistant with “I Am Me”, an award winning project that works with Police Scotland to raise awareness of Disability Hate Crime. Paisley born Megan attended Williamsburgh Primary School and […]

Open invite to evening for bereaved residents

Renfrewshire support group Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide (SOBS) are holding an open evening for those who have lost a loved one to suicide. The informal meeting will take place on Wednesday 16 December between 6:30 and 8pm at the Wynd Centre, 6 School Wynd, Paisley. There will be a chance to chat over mince […]

Good sports raising cash for local hospices

FITNESS fans are being urged to swim, run, row and cycle to raise money for charity. Two local hospices – St Vincent’s and ACCORD – will benefit from a fundraising week of activities being organised by Renfrewshire Leisure in the sports centres, swimming pools and gyms the organisation operates. It’s hoped as much as £10,000 […]

Jingle Balls 2015

St Mirren in the Community is delighted to announce details of our Festive Football Camp – Jingle Balls – the perfect stocking filler for all young footballers! The Camp will run at St Mirren’s Carbrini@JD Airdome at the back of the North Stand at the Paisley 2021 Stadium (St Mirren Park). The festive football camps, which […]

13 Unlucky for some!

CO2 Design was established in Paisley 13 years ago by husband and wife David and Colette Atkinson producing all things promotional from brands and business cards to websites. Now a team of 7 with offices at 33 Glasgow Road, Paisley business has never been better, employing local talent and servicing businesses across the Renfrewshire area, Glasgow. This digital era enables […]

Renfrew lights up town for Christmas

Renfrew kicked-off its countdown to Christmas at the weekend with a day-long party to mark the town’s annual Christmas lights switch-on. Big crowds gathered in the streets outside Renfrew Town Hall to see the town illuminated by the festive lights and fireworks despite the wet weather. Helping Renfrewshire’s Provost Anne Hall switch-on the lights was […]

Paisley Pirates Christmas Offer for Local Groups!

Paisley Pirates are entering into the spirit of Christmas by offering voluntary organisations the chance to come and see the club in action, at a much reduced admission cost. “We know money is very tight for everyone,” explained secretary Jackie Turley. “We’re a voluntary group as well, and we know how hard it is to […]

Queue fancy a cuppa, mall bosses ask Black Friday shoppers

KIND-HEARTED bosses at the intu Braehead shopping mall yesterday gave out free cups of tea and coffee to shoppers who had been queuing outside to bag a Black Friday bargain. Staff from the mall were on hand at 5.30am as intu Braehead tea lady for the day, Sadie Matts poured warming cuppas and a teacake […]

Extra teachers now in place in Renfrewshire to close the attainment gap

Thirteen extra primary teachers are now in place in Renfrewshire thanks to a unique schools package that’s targeting an additional £1.16m towards closing the attainment gap. As part of the attainment boost, a new literacy development programme is now under way to give every primary school extra tools and support – including the extra teachers […]